News & events

Sheffield Station Collection

Thanks to everyone who helped at our Sheffield Station collection and those who contributed, raising £381.79. We hope you enjoyed the Sheffield SingSoc Members who entertained the soggy commuters with some carols. This is the second time the team from the Sheffield Unison Office who organise regular collections for us have teamed up with Sheffield University Singing Society at Sheffield Station. Their singing was fantastic and brightened everyone’s day. Pictured are the Singing Society.

Platform Festival

Many thanks to the team at the University of Sheffield Platform Festival who presented us with cheque for £1000 from their 2012 event. So far the festival has raised more than £3000 to support our work and they are already fundraising hard for the 2013 event. You can learn more about the Platform Festival and their work at

Variety Show

Saturday 15th December – Variety Show at Grenoside Community Centre. Ecclesfield Parish Council host a Fundraising Variety Night. Doors and Bar open 6.30. Show starts 7.15pm at the Community Centre, Main Street, Grenoside. Tickets Adults £6.00, Concessions. £5.00, Family £18.00 (2 Adults & 2 Concessions) Refreshments served at interval. This event is in aid of us and MacMillan Cancer Support.

Food Fight Against Cancer

We are very privileged to have T.V. Celebrity chefs, James Martin and Brian Turner appearing at the Crucible for an exclusive one night only.  It will be an informative evening filled with fun and surprises yet, at the same time, learning from two of the best in their field. They will be cooking live on stage and you will have the opportunity to ask questions and two lucky people will get to join them on stage. The evening will be refereed by Look North’s Christa Ackroyd. General tickets are on sale and can ONLY be purchased directly from the Crucible Box Office. These tickets are £45.00. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to see two of our best and well loved chefs performing for this one night only. All the monies raised will go to Cavendish Cancer Care, Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity and Anthony Nolan. A fantastic Christmas present for that foodie in your life.

Steel City Beer Festival

Many Thanks to the patron and volunteers of the 38th Steel City Beer and Cider festival who raised £250 during this year’s festival.

Rome Cycle Ride

Richard Poxon travelled as far as Rome to compete in the Grandfondo Campagnolo a 100 mile cycle race around Rome’s hills. Not content with Sheffield’s seven hills Richard travelled to Rome to take part in this epic race raising a fantastic £4500 to be split between ourselves and Weston Park Hospital. His fundraising continues with a boxing show featuring Scott Jenkinson and Adam Etches on December 19th. Many thanks to Richard for his support

Coventry Building Society

Cavendish Cancer Care have been chosen by the City centre branch of the Coventry Building Society as their charity of the year. They are supporting us with a number of different fundraising events. Pictured here is branch manager Richard Kirk (left) at the end of his Great Yorkshire Run.

Cavendish Christmas Market

Thursday 22nd November from 7pm sees our very own shopping extravaganza at The Devonshire Arms in Dore.  Come and join us for a glass of fizz and a mince pie.  We have Christmas stalls including cards, gifts, decorations and may more.  Tickets are priced at £5pp available from behind the bar in The Devonshire Arms or at the centre, please call 0114 2754070 or email  for tickets.

Great Yorkshire Run

Andrea Roe and Fiona Melloy were amongst a number of people who recently unertook the Great Yorkshire Run in aid of our work. They also ran the Robin Hood Half Marathon. If you would like to sponsor them you can do do on

Andrea decided to support out work becasue of the help we gave her sister and family. she said